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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

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Address: Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 21 424 8181
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The...

The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 5 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all visitors get a 360 degree aerial view of the city. The 65-passenger cable car runs from Tafelberg Road to the top of Table Mountain. To date the Cableway has transported more than 26 million visitors to the summit. 900 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.

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Table Mountain Cableway

If you would like to see Cape Town in all its beauty this is the way to go. A panoramic view of all sides of the Cape can be viewed. If you want a closer look, there are viewing... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you would like to see Cape Town in all its beauty this is the way to go. A panoramic view of all sides of the Cape can be viewed. If you want a closer look, there are viewing cameras as well, plus a lovely restaurant and pleasant walks. You may spot abit of wild life up there as well... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The trip up Table Mountain was very good. The Aerial cableway rotates as it ascends and descends so that you have an all round view of the amazing scenery. There are walking tours on table mountain to choose from. We did the shortest which was the dassie walk and this was very informative about the area in general and about... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Luckily for us it was a overcast day until about 3pm when the cloud over Table Mountain cleared on the Cape Town side so we went up. Parking is on the road either side of the lower cable car lift. There are signs for over an hours wait for tickets so in high season I'd buy them online. But today... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I cannot get tired of visiting the Table Mountain... every time I ride this cable car to reach the top of the mountain, I get exposed to new faces of natures design! The MUST WATCH if you are in the Cape!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of us was reluctant- but the other prevailed. Spectacular views and I felt very safe. We went at the end of the day and I wish we had been able to spend more time exploring at the top.

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Cape Town
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the very first attraction we visit in Cape Town and we were very please. We spent about two hours in the top taking pictures, walking and enjoying the views. The cableway is very safe and rotates so it make an experience itself. There's WiFi in the top which is great. This is a most go.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I ventured up the tramway on a Saturday night when I was in town on business. It turns out the tram is half price if you go for the last hour of the day. It was beautiful to ride up during the daylight and come down after dark and see the night lights. This attraction is a bit out of... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the new 7 Natural Wonders of the World. One of the oldest mountain ranges in the world. As if that were not enough to draw crowds from all across the globe. Add a mix of helpful smiling staff & you have a winner. So when in Cape Town South Africa, make your way up to the top of... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Queue to get up was a bit long, but once you're up there you'll never want to leave. Beautiful sights, lovely low-impacy walking trails, and the free audio guide you can download on your phone is a wonderful perk.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Breathtaking views a must visit in Cape Town. Cable car to the top is a great experience. Go early and pre-purchase your tickets to avoid long lines. Don't worry about where you board the cable car as the floor rotates to provide every passenger great views on the way up and down. Visit the gift shop at the top as... More 

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